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Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival Thursday in South Korea for a summit simultaneously snubs nuclear-armed North Korea, bolsters an already booming trade relationship with Seoul and sends Washington and Tokyo a message of Beijing's growing influence south of the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
The cozy facade of Beijing-Seoul relations has unraveled in recent weeks amid territorial disputes and maritime law enforcement between the two nations.
North Korea threatened Tuesday to "wipe out" South Korea's government in a furious response a day after a Seoul official said the North "must disappear soon," in an escalation of rhetoric between the rivals.
A rhetorical battle between the rival Koreas intensified Monday with a South Korean official saying North Korea "must disappear soon."
At a meeting Tuesday with the leaders of Japan and South Korea, President Obama said his administration has succeeded with those allies in "changing the game" over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
South Korea's president called on Monday for resuming reunions of families separated by war, saying it was a chance to improve strained ties between the rival Koreas.
South Korea staged its largest military parade in a decade on Tuesday at an air base south of Seoul as President Park Geun-Hye warned of the "grave" nuclear threat posed by North Korea.
For weeks, China has been anticipating the first state visit by South Korea's first female president, Park Geun-hye. She began her tour Thursday, and China's state-controlled media have been fanning "Park fever" to highlight the "strategic importance" of her visit.